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Psychology PhD Student Success at FST Conference

A number of Psychology PhD students were awarded prizes at the annual Faculty of Science and Technology Postgraduate Research Conference earlier this week. Anna Bobak won first prize in the… »

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How can wellbeing enhance the customer experience?

The Project  Case study – Pine Ridge Bed & Breakfast The importance of wellbeing is increasingly recognised as a crucial aspect of tourism and an area of strategic growth amongst… »

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Iron deficiency as an indicator of cancer

Ten percent of adults presenting with iron deficiency anaemia have underlying cancer of the stomach or bowel.  Observational data from a district general hospital were used and modelled to assess… »

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Finance for SMEs

A team from Bournemouth University has won funding from the Economic and Social Research Council to provide seminars addressing access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The seminars… »

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Governing the governors

Juvenal posed the question many centuries ago: Who will guard the guardians? That question plays a prominent role in the literature of corporate governance, and also in statecraft. Donald Nordberg, associate professor… »

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Conflict and Rule of Law in the blogosphere

BU’s Conflict, Rule of Law and Society research team have been contributing to some important global discussions on a range of international blogs. Recent topics include Flight MH17, Crimea and Ukraine,… »

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BU Citizen Journalism Project Featured on BBC

Pioneering citizen journalism project, ADTV, involving The Media School’s Einar Thorsen, Dan Jackson and Ann Luce has recently been featured on BBC radio and BBC’s The Politics Show, for a… »

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Prosopagnosia formally recognised on NHS Choices

Following work with Dr Sarah Bate from BU’s Centre for Face Processing Disorders, NHS Choices have formally recognised prosopagnosia (face blindness) as a condition. The ‘Introduction to Prosopagnosia’ can be… »

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Face blindness roundtable event at House of Commons

A roundtable event at the House of Commons has called for greater public and professional awareness of the condition prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness. The event was hosted by… »

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Bio-Beach

Stemming the tide of biodiversity loss in the marine environment

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Learning the Italian way

  Last week we were on a study visit to Italy and were lucky enough to visit and meet Italian colleagues from four regions who are doing some pretty innovative… »

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